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Tuesday 11 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’ivakano has pleaded not guilty to 10 charges, five of which are for acceptance of a bribe by a government servant, at the start of his jury trial, at the Supreme Court today, February 11. By Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 11 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial of former Prime Minister Lord Tu‘ivakano, who is facing multiple charges in relation to passport offences, began on Monday 10 February and a jury has been selected and sworn in at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 11 February 2020

Geneva, Switzerland
The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases worldwide has climbed to 40,235 in China and 909 deaths as at 10 February, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). No update has been provided by the Tonga Government on the Tongan students and sports athletes currently in China, since its travel advisory on 5 February. Meanwhile, residents in Tonga's Vava'u Group are worried that cruise ships are arriving directly from overseas at this time.
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Monday 10 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The special nature of early childhood education such as learning through play needs more advocacy, say educators, as 10 new government preschools opened across Tonga today, with the Minister for Education and Training, Hon Siaosi Sovaleni officially opening one at the Veitongo Government Primary School (GPS) to mark the first preschool day.
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Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Super League board has announced that it will put measures in place to stop future controversial signings, specifically pointing out last month's Catalan Dragon’s signing of Israel Folau.
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Friday 7 February 2020

Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga's former Chief Justice Anthony David (Tony) Ford QSO passed away on January 31, in Wellington, New Zealand, where his funeral will be held on Monday.
Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has acceded to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, becoming the 14th and final Pacific Island country to do so and the 187th signatory in the world.
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Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four police officers have been suspended from duty on February 5, for drinking alcohol while patrolling in the Nuku'alofa area.
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Friday 7 February 2020
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven people have been arrested in the seizure of 37.44 grams of methamphetamine and cannabis at a home in Vaini on February 6.
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Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Albatros arrived in Nuku’alofa on Friday morning, February 7 on a Pacific Islands cruise.
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Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
People first arrived in Vava‘u between 850 and 810 BC, establishing themselves on the south central islands offshore of ‘Uta Vava’u. The earliest sites at Ofu, Pangaimotu and Otea are all but identical in their age, and they are coincidental with the oldest sites in Ha’apai. Bird remains aside, excavations of other types of food remains at these sites have an unexpected story to tell: one of scarcity. Fish remains were shockingly limited! Shellfish counts and species diversity are similarly impoverished, illustrating limited productivity, or at least limited sustainability, for reef foraging efforts. By David V. Burley.
Friday 7 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Plastic waste is rapidly increasing in Tongatapu, where people could do a lot more to reduce the amount of single use plastics they discard, especially during church conferences, says the Tapuhia Landfill Manager, Tevita Toli.
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Thursday 6 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Filipe Jr and a co-accused pleaded not guilty to illicit drug charges, when they appeared for the first time at the Supreme Court on February 6.
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Wednesday 5 February 2020

Potsdam, Germany
Today’s leaders must not bequeath a dangerously destabilized planet to future generations. This is why the Nobel Foundation is hosting its first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, with the theme “Our Planet, Our Future,” in Washington, DC, from April 29 to May 1. The summit – supported by the US National Academy of Sciences, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and the Stockholm Resilience Centre/Beijer Institute – will bring together more than 20 Nobel laureates and other experts from around the world to explore the question: What can be achieved in this decade to put the world on a path to a more sustainable, more prosperous future for all of humanity? By Johan Rockström, Lars Heikensten, and Marcia McNutt.
Wednesday 5 February 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Beau Louis Takapu, a Tongan-American, debuted his first solo clothing collection in a fashion show held at Fale Pasifika in Auckland on January 31.

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Wednesday 5 February 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
UPDATED: Four Tongans were reported to be on board an Air New Zealand flight evacuating New Zealand citizens and foreign nationals, including Tongans from Wuhan, due to the novel coronavirus.
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Wednesday 5 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While no cases of coronavirus have been identified in Tonga, measures have been introduced at ports of entry for all international travellers. Those who have originated or travelled through China must spend at least 14-days self-quarantine in the last port free of the novel coronavirus.
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Tuesday 4 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government stated today it has remained in regular contact with the students and sports team who remain in mainland China, due to cancelled flights, and that the Embassy in Nuku'alofa had guaranteed that they were well with the necessary supplies until they could depart China for Tonga. Government is looking for other options.
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Tuesday 4 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Young Tongan students in China have been advised to stay at universities, by the Chinese Embassy in Tonga, as there are no flights to get them out now. They are among over 300 people from Tonga who remain in China.
Tuesday 4 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis, at six different locations in Tongatapu. This part of an ongoing drugs operation by Tonga Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce, to crack down on illicit drugs.
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